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This litigation relates to Starters purchased directly from a Defendant.

"Starters" refers to electric motors that are used to start internal combustion engines.

Proposed settlements have been reached with the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Defendants, the HIAMS Defendants, the DENSO Defendants, and the MITSUBA Defendants.

Under the terms of the proposed settlements, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC will pay a total of $6,754,285, HIAMS will pay a total of $1,368,462, DENSO will pay a total of $100,000, and MITSUBA will pay a total of $2,642,257.

If you purchased Starters in the United States directly from any of the Defendants during the period from January 1, 2000 through March 12, 2018, you may be a member of the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA Settlement Classes. If you believe you are a member of the MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, HIAMS, DENSO, and MITSUBA Settlement Classes, please review the Notice which contains information about the proposed settlements, and your rights with respect to the settlements and related matters.

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Important Dates

  • August 16, 2019
    Opt Out Deadline
  • August 16, 2019
    Objection Deadline
  • October 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
    Final Approval Hearing
    Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
    Courtroom 252
    231 West Lafayette Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48226